Definition of white land in English:

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white land

noun

[mass noun]
Open land not designated for development or change of use, or on which development is not allowed.
Example sentences
  • Social systems vary across Indigenous groups - from city to country, from traditional to dislocated, from ‘home grown’ land council to white land council legislative creation and so on.
  • He passes a bill which allows the government to seize white land.
  • One approach would be to show the site as white land, but since this notation does not appear at all in the Fareham Borough Local Plan I concluded that there should be no change.

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